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5 May 2017

One of the most awesome facts about the tropical paradise of Punta Mita, Mexico, is that the water temperature is absolutely fabulous all year long, so you can plan to enjoy some time in the mighty Pacific Ocean whenever you like. The clear waters that surround Punta Mita are filled with an abundance of beautiful and interesting sea creatures, and most visitors take some time to get up close and personal with the underwater inhabitants with a day of snorkeling or scuba diving. These are just a few of the best ways for you take advantage of these fun activities in Punta Mita and the surrounding area. 

Snorkeler in Punta Mita

Choose a Great Tour

When you choose a tour company to take you out for a day of snorkeling or scuba diving, you'll enjoy a safe trip with experienced guides who know where the best spots can be found. You'll also be offered a variety of tours that best suit your wants and needs, and you may even be able to customize your tour.

1. Dressel Divers

This company offers diving excursions and snorkeling tours to the nearby Marieta Islands, which are surrounded by an abundance of sea life thanks to an enforced protected status. You'll discover underwater mountains, cave openings, a hidden beach and massive schools of brightly colored tropical fish, sea turtles, dolphins and more. The islands are also a sanctuary for many wonderful birds, and you are welcome to enjoy the birds and other island creatures from the boat. 


2. Punta Mita Adventures

Diving options are numerous with this company. In addition to tours to the Marieta Islands, you may choose to explore the caves and rock formations at Los Anegados, indulge in a two-tank tour at El Morro or share the water with tuna, sharks, dolphins, turtles and manta rays in the remote diving areas of Corbetena and El Sequial. Those who want to snorkel are welcome to combine that adventure with some downtime on a luxury sailboat that comes with a catered lunch and drinks, and you'll have plenty of time to enjoy some snorkeling in a secluded cove and among many sea creatures.

3. Punta Mita Expeditions

Some very special experiences are offered from this company, and you might want to give hookah diving a try because it allows you to dive without the need for heavy equipment. Both regular snorkeling and scuba diving are also available, and you're welcome to book a custom tour that allows you to enjoy a romantic retreat for two or bring the entire family for a full day of fun.

Get Outfitted

Snorkelers ShilhouettedIf you are already an experienced snorkeler or scuba diver, then you may want to head right down to gorgeous Banderas Bay to enjoy these water activities on your own. Those staying with us here at Punta Mita Vacations may request the required gear, and we'll get you taken care of. You may also check out this type of gear at the ocean-activity centers that you'll find at the many beach clubs in the area, and most of the above tour companies rent out gear to those who don't wish to take a tour.

Start Planning Your Punta Mita Vacation Today

Make your reservations for one of our exquisite luxury villas here at Exceptional Stays. Your rental home comes with all of the best services and amenities, and we'll be happy to assist you in making arrangements for one of these fabulous tours so that you can enjoy the experience of snorkeling or scuba diving to the fullest.